Actor Neil Patrick Harris apologized for a serving platter he had built to seem like the corpse on Amy Winehouse in 2011 following pictures of the decoration resurfaced on social media.
Harris told Enjoyment Weekly that his conclusion to include things like a platter that looked like Winehouse’s corpse was “regrettable.”
“A photo lately resurfaced from a Halloween-themed party my partner and I hosted 11 yrs ago,” Harris explained in the statement. “It was regrettable then, and it continues to be regrettable now. Amy Winehouse was a the moment-in-a-era expertise, and I’m sorry for any hurt this graphic brought on.”
NBC News has achieved out to Harris for remark.
Winehouse died at age 27 of liquor poisoning in July of 2011, just months right before Harris integrated the decoration at a Halloween celebration he threw with his husband David Burtka.
The graphic of the decoration, which appears to reveals what Winehouse’s decomposing corpse would search like, recently resurfaced on Twitter.
Though numerous termed it an “Amy Winehouse cake,” the decoration has a note, which reads “The Corpse of Amy Winehouse” and describes different meats in the platter.
As the impression circulated on social media, buyers expressed disgust at the concept her death would be employed as a joke.
1 Twitter person wrote that the meat platter was “disturbing.”
“I really don’t treatment if it was 10 several years ago, Neil Patrick Harris getting an “Amy Winehouse’s Corpse” meat platter 3 months just after her tragic dying is so disturbing,” wrote consumer @justmeji. “That’s someone’s daughter, close friend, cherished just one, and is undeniably her.”
An additional consumer recommended that culture desired to reassess its therapy of Winehouse before and after her death.
“Society is way overdue for a dialogue about the way Amy Winehouse was addressed in the early 2000s and 2010s by the misogynistic movie star media equipment and the men and women who had been a captive audience to it,” wrote user @ahabthepredator, who included that Harris’ “corpse cake is just the idea of the iceberg.”